Mrs. McConell, Kathy


Food System Specialist

  • Melbourne , Australia

Language skills

English
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)

Last updated: 2015/12/08

Personal

Kathy MCCONELL is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia since 1993.

I have the following qualifications:

-Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics, Deakin University
-Masters of Science (Exercise Physiology), Ball State University, Indiana, USA
-Bachelor of Science in Education (Physical Education), Baylor University, Texas
 
I have up undertaken a wide range of nutrition roles from clinical and private practice, academia and research; with the last 15 years focussing on community and public health nutrition. This experience has culminated in working as the Director of the Food Alliance at Deakin University working toward policy change to improve the food system.

Case studies from Kathy McConell

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture in Ghent, Belgium

Genth, Belgium

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture in Ghent, Belgium

Ghent has identified a demand for urban agriculture to occur within the city region to provide better transparency in the food system more

Food security through urban agriculture

La Habana, Cuba

Food security through urban agriculture

Cuban society has successfully made the transition from an oil dependant society to create an organic self sufficient food system. more

Food and urban agriculture strategy "Fresh" for Edmonton

Edmonton, Canada

Food and urban agriculture strategy "Fresh" for Edmonton

Food production must be added to urban planning policy and legislation to increase the normality of urban agriculture in Edmonton more

West Louisville FoodPort

Louisville, United States

West Louisville FoodPort

Huge FoodPort project set to benefit small/medium farmers and reduce supply chain to bring consumers closer to their food sources. more

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogata Without Hunger

Bogotá, Colombia

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogata Without Hunger

Bogotá, Colombia has used urban agriculture and farmers markets to help alleviate poverty and undernutrition while addressing ill health. more

VicHealth Food for All Program

Melbourne , Australia

VicHealth Food for All Program

Five year Food for All program involved nine Victorian Municipalities taking a lead to address food insecurity. more

SOIL Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

SOIL Haiti

The mission of SOIL is to promote dignity, health, and sustainable livelihoods through the transformation of wastes into resources. more

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)

London, United Kingdom

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)

A charity organisation providing services to residents in East London to foster their integration. more

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

Kabul, Afghanistan

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

Social enterprise project addressing food security of vulnerable women and their families in Afghanistan. more